John Kester

Saturday, January 19, 2002

John Henry "Bud" Kester, 91, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, Jan. 18, 2002, at St. Francis Medical Center.

He was born June 6, 1910, in Oak Ridge, Mo., son of Bennett and Carrie Suhr Kester.

A member of Mapel United Methodist Church, Kester was an avid fisherman.

Survivors include a half sister, Juanita Moore of Oak Ridge, and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, a sister and a half brother.

Friends may call from 4-7 p.m. today at Ford and Sons Sprigg Street Funeral Home.

Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Jim Cooper officiating. Burial will be in Cape County Memorial Park.